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UO - Assistant Buyer - Women's Wear

  • Location
  • London
  • Salary
  • Competitive salary plus benefits
  • Job Advert Description
  • Urban Outfitters – Assistant Buyer, Women's Wear 

    Urban Outfitters is bringing an alternative vision of retail to the world. We started out as a single boutique in 1970s Philadelphia, came to Europe 20 years ago and grew to 55 stores across the UK, Republic of Ireland, Denmark, Sweden, Belgium, Germany, Hong Kong, Spain, Italy and France. We’ve kept all our buying, merchandising, editorial and selling in-house as we’ve done it.

    Now we’ve got our eyes on new horizons. And we’re looking for talented, fresh-thinking and dynamic people to come with us

    ROLE ACCOUNTABILITIES

    • Assisting Buyer on all aspects of the day-to-day running of the business
    • Responsible for developing and buying the jewellery areas underneath the guidance of a Buyer.
    • Management of product development process to ensure critical dates are met
    • Building excellent relationships with the supply base and using best negotiation skills
    • Presenting product when required during range reviews
    • Developing and managing a BAA

    REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

    • Excellent commercial awareness with a strong understanding of the seasonal Accessories trends
    • Passion and knowledge of the Womenswear Accessories market from high street to designer
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
    • Strong time management, prioritisation, negotiation and organisational skills
    • Entrepreneurial and ability to react in a fast-paced trade environment
    • Ability to collaborate across departments and offices
    • Strong numerical skills
    • Strong negotiation skills